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STARS Workshops

Attend free STARS (State Training & Registry System) workshops for parents and those who work in childcare and early education.


STARS is a career development system for those who work in childcare and early education. Persons requiring STARS-approved continuing education credit must bring their STARS registration number the day of the workshop to receive credit. Registration begins two weeks prior to the workshop. Adults only!
Please note: seats are released to waiting list attendees fifteen minutes after beginning of class.

How to Grow Children’s Emotional Intelligence

Presented by Dr. Patricia Nan Anderson.
We tend to think of children’s emotions as something we’ve got to get under control. Learn what it means to have emotional intelligence and how children develop emotional skills and abilities. Discover ways you can incorporate emotionally intelligent learning into your classroom every day. Provides 2 STARS credit hours in Child Growth and Development.
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The Three Keys of Classroom Management

Presented by Dr. Patricia Nan Anderson.
How can you develop effective guidance methods and classroom management techniques for the early childhood classroom? This workshop will focus on three keys that underlie best practices in classroom management and provide tips on handling especially challenging children. Provides 2 STARS credit hours in Interactions.
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Talking to Parents about Limiting Technology Use

Presented by Kathy Slattengren, M.Ed., Priceless Parenting.
Talking to parents about their child’s use of technology can be challenging. How do you approach parents when you believe their child is spending too much time on screens or viewing inappropriate things? How do you engage in conversations about expectations for parents using their own technology when in the child care or preschool setting? Provides 2 STARS credit hours in Professional Development and Leadership.
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Free Museum Passes

Last Updated: 11/20/15